Publications by Area of Law


Breach of duty and causation

Source: Personal Injury Law Journal
Barrister: Christopher Sharp QC and Matthew White
Area of Law: Personal Injury
Date: 
20th November 2013
Summary: Christopher and Matthew analyse recent developments and provide practical advice.

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The future of family mediation

Source: St John’s Chambers
Barrister: Sarah Phillimore
Area of Law:  Family Mediation
Date: 8th November 2013
Summary: Sarah examines the recent article in the Daily Telegraph which illustrates for mediators the Law of Unintended Consequences.

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Licensing update (October 2013)

Source: Solicitors Journal
Barrister: Professor Roy Light
Area of Law: Licensing
Date: 1st October 2013
Summary: Roy considers cases on summary reviews and shadow licences and recent guidance from the Gambling Commission on underage gambling and primary gambling activity. This article was first published by Solicitors Journal on 3 July 2013, and is reproduced by kind permission.

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Sale of property in financial proceedings lambasted by wealthy spouse

Source: Lexis Nexis
Barrister: Jody Atkinson
Area of Law:  Family finance, ToLATA and Inheritance
Date: 23rd September 2013
Summary: Can the courts specify who a property is to be transferred to and when they will take into account a new partner’s wealth? Jody considers the matter in the context of high net worth divorce cases.

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International Judicial Collaboration

Source: International Family Law Practice (Jordans)
Barrister: Edward Bennett
Area of Law: Family
Date: September 2013

International judicial collaboration in international family disputes: why practitioners should care.

Source: Family Law News Vol 6 No 1
Barrister: Edward Bennett
Area of Law: Family
Date: September 2013

Bringing non-contentious probate into the twenty-first century

Source: Lexis Nexis
Barrister: Jody Atkinson
Area of Law:  Wills, Trusts and Probate
Date: 29 August 2013
Summary: Will the government’s attempt to modernise non-contentious probate be a blessing or a curse? Jody believes the proposed new rules will assist lawyers, particularly those coming to probate practice for the first time, but could have some less-desirable effects.

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Licensing update – July 2013

Source: Solicitors Journal
Barrister: Professor Roy Light
Area of Law: Licensing
Date: 3rd July 2013
Summary: Roy discusses the requirement to advertise licensing applications, sexual entertainment venues, test purchases, and taxi licensing. This article was first published by Solicitors Journal on 3 July 2013, and is reproduced by kind permission.

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Opoku v Tintas: end of the road for impecuniosity?

Source: St John’s Chambers
Barrister: Patrick West
Area of Law: Personal Injury
Date: 25th July 2013
Summary: Patrick examines the important Court of Appeal credit hire ruling in the case of Opoku v Tintas [2013].

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Not only encouraged by essential: judicial collaboration in international family disputes

Source: Family Law 845 – 851
Barrister: Edward Bennett
Area of Law: Family
Date: July 2013


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